Building stable frameworks from the inside out! As an Independent Contractor, Carly, works to develop stable foundations that will withstand the test of time. She is a dedicated, energetic, business professional with an infectiously calm presence.  Her  motto aims to keep it super simple. While her mission, is to Meet People Where They Stand.

Chicago Figure Model 2013- 2018

  • Fashion & deliver the C : me [pronounced “see me”] brand identity
  • Cultivated and maintained a large professional network

Market Attendant, City Press Juice, 2018-2019

  • “Best market salesperson in CPJ history!!”

Editor & Research Associate, Alt Architecture,  2014-2016

  • Copy edited, proof read, and fact checked, The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Healing Environment Design Guideline for the National Institute of Building Sciences

Development Coordinator, Pedal to the People, 2011-13

  • Achieved financial goals by identifying a “Loop centric” target market which shifted the company’s focus to signing contracts for bulk repair jobs with clients
  • Managed Accounts Receivable: Willis Tower, 300 W. Jackson, Hotel Allegro, etc…
  • Designed ‘Don’t Get Stranded,’ Chicago’s premier bike repair class for the average rider

Community Outreach Initiator, Working Bikes, 2009-2012

  • Built a Communications Department
  • Created and dispersed press-kit: brochure, press release, & donation location maps
  •  Facilitated the increase of international bicycle donations from 2,000-4,000 per year
  • Developed experiential booth display’s that included bicycle machines and 3D signage
  • Voiced organization throughout Midwest and across social media platforms

Stylist/Imagineer’s Apprentice, Axis of Evelyn,  2008-2011

  • Intuitively picked and priced pieces for widely varied different shows
  • Wrote item descriptions for cataloguing purposes and on-line sales


Sustainability Manager, Farm Aid,  2010 & 2015

Midwest Promotions Coordinator, Green Festivals,   2010

Stage Area Manager, Spitfire Agency, Rothbury Music Festival,    2008/2009


  • Studio Manager, Yoga Now Chicago/2013-2015
  • Mindful Metropolis Magazine, Social Media & Events/2009-2010
  • Public Relations Intern, Open Books Ltd., /2009
  • Concert Production Intern, Old Town School of Folk Music /2008
  • Public Relations Officer, University Board/2006-2008


B.F.A. in Communication Studies, Eastern Illinois University 2008 Focus in Public Relations,  Minor in Advertising, Independent Study in Rhetoric



  •  Reads aloud to kids
  • Flash Fiction Writer
  • Dedicated yoga practitioner


  •  Two, 25 minute Astrology segments on CAN TV Sept. & Nov., 2018
  •  Magnifying the Underworld: an Astrological Workshop on the #MeToo Movement, 2018
  •  HOP Talent Agency, Model Contract March, 2018
  •  Firewalking Instructor Training, The Firewalking Center, 2016

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